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Job & Career Guide

Learn job search skills, explore careers, and search for jobs

AtoZdatabases

AtoZdatabases’ jobs database has over 7 million job listings. Apply for full-time, part-time, internship, contract, or temporary jobs. The jobs are linked to a business database to help you find human resource contacts or research the companies you are applying to.

Help: Watch the AtoZdatabases tutorial on Niche Academy.


JobNow

Get live resume and interviewing assistance from experts, download resume templates, or submit your resume and receive feedback. Get help searching for jobs, applying for unemployment, and more. Register to get started

Help: Watch the JobNow tutorial on Niche Academy.


Kentucky Career Edge

Build a resume or cover letter, create an ePortfolio, practice interviewing and filling out online applications, and more.

Help: Watch the Kentucky Career Edge tutorial on YouTube.


LearningExpress

The Job & Career Accelerator will help you explore careers, search for jobs, create resumes and cover letters, and more. The Career Center will help you prepare for a career exam, explore occupations, and improve your workplace skills. To get started, register.

Help: Watch the LearningExpress tutorial on Niche Academy.


LinkedIn Learning

Formerly Lynda.com, LinkedIn Learning is a premier online learning resource offering more than 4,400 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more. Find out how to write a resume, ace your job interview, negotiate a better salary, and much more. Log in with your library card number and PIN.

Help: Watch the LinkedIn Learning tutorial on Niche Academy.


VetNow

Connect live with an expert to learn about VA benefits and resources, get live job coaching and resume help, and more. Register to get started.

Help: Watch the VetNow tutorial on Niche Academy.


Job Search Websites

  • Careers

    • Careers in Demand – KET
      Learn about some of Kentucky’s high demand industries, “including education and experience required, average pay, work environment, and projected number of job openings over a five-year period.”
    • KYStats Career Explorer
      Explore the outlook of careers in Kentucky by skill, salary, major, or desired occupation.
    • The Occupational Outlook Handbook
      Find out about an occupation’s duties, work environment, education and training requirements, pay, job outlook, and more.
  • Major Job Search Websites

    • Indeed
      “…a search engine for jobs, allowing job seekers to find jobs posted on thousands of company career sites and job boards.”
    • Getwork
      This job search engine provides “verified, up-to-date job listings directly from employer websites.”
    • Retirement Jobs
      “Search full time, part time and flexible jobs from age friendly employers.”
    • Snag
      Focuses on hourly employment. Registration is required to apply for jobs.
  • Resumes and Cover Letters

Last updated 7/5/2023.